The Grove City Area United Way is incredibly grateful to have the support of their Imagination Library program from All Good Things thrift shop and the Grove City Rotary Club. Together, the two groups are supporting the program, which is a product of Dolly Parton’s Dollywood Foundation, for …

  • By Carol Ann Gregg Allied News Correspondent

Shirley McIntire was thrilled to be able to receive a plaque for the Great Stoneboro Fair during the annual state convention of the Pennsylvania State Association of County Fairs.

PITTSBURGH – Pittsburgh Technical College ( has launched PTCYOUSoon, a scholarship competition with a total of $50,000 available to students who enroll at PTC. The competition is open to all class of 2018 high school students.

BUTLER - A 32-year-old recovering heroin addict from Armstrong County said he found hope and inspiration Tuesday night inside Butler County Community College’s Succop Theater, where Cranberry Township licensed therapist Steve Treu enlightened 250 visitors drawn to the kickoff event of BC3’s …

  • By Terri Schlichenmeyer

By Terri Schlichenmeyer

PINE TOWNSHIP – February is American Heart Month, and at Grove City Medical Center, it’s Blood Pressure Power Ball Week.

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A proposed discussion about an incident between two Grove City school board members was shut down twice during Monday night's board meeting.

The Make a Difference Knitting and Crochet Group is more than just a club where members share a common interest.

  • By ERIC POOLE Herald Assistant Editor | News

HERMITAGE — The stage — whether it’s in a theater or the sanctuary of the Church of Notre Dame — is familiar to Ken and Gretchen Wagner.

GCC Class of 2017 posts great job numbers

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – A total of 12,594 students enrolled during the 2017 fall semester at The University of Alabama were named to the dean’s list with an academic record of 3.5 or above or the president’s list with an academic record of 4.0.

The weekly Lakeview Area Ministerium Lenten Luncheons begin today, from noon until 1 p.m. at Lakeview United Methodist Church with Beth Creekpaum and Janet Pratt speakers.

Indivisible Mercer County to host PA-3 Congressional candidate forum

  • By David Weigel The Washington Post

Democrats are firing up the attack machine in the race for Pennsylvania’s 18th Congressional District, with Democratic nominee Conor Lamb responding to a barrage of super PAC ads with his first negative spots — and a growing theme that the Republican nominee puts government up for sale.

On Saturday, Feb. 10, attendees of the 7th annual Librarians’ Ball dressed and danced in roughly the style of Jane Austen’s Regency England. The dance was held at the Carnegie Alumni Center at Grove City College. All proceeds benefit the Grove City Community Library.

  • By JOHN FINNERTY CNHI Harrisburg Correspondent

HARRISBURG – A map produced by Republican legislative leaders Friday made the state’s congressional district boundaries less obviously gerrymandered but the partisan lean of the plan remains, a researcher from the University of Florida said Monday.

During a walk around her neighborhood, Slippery Rock High School German teacher Megan Kramer would find painted rocks occasionally. After searching online, she discovered the Kindness Rocks Project and thought it could fit in nicely with foreign language instruction. And so, #SRDeutschRocks,…

Attendees at last weekend’s third annual Nature Art Showcase cast ballots for the People’s Choice awards while they viewed more than 70 items displayed in the main lobby of the Barrow-Civic Theatre in downtown Franklin during the Franklin On Ice festival.

Mercer County Bureau of Elections is working on filling vacant poll worker slots countywide for the new term that begins this year and has one precinct – Grove City 3 – that is in somewhat of a desperate situation. All of the workers from the previous board retired and there have been no nam…

Andrew “AJ” Wilson has traveled the world, performing with productions like “Cats,” and his hometown family is very proud of him.

  • By JOHN FINNERTY CNHI Harrisburg Correspondent

HARRISBURG – The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected a plea from state Republicans seeking to halt a state Supreme Court order that would require the Legislature to redraw Pennsylvania’s congressional maps by Friday.

In recognition of efforts to protect local groundwater supplies, Buhl Community Water has been named a 2017 Groundwater Guardian by The Groundwater Foundation, a national nonprofit organization based in Lincoln, Neb. with the mission to educate people and inspire action to ensure sustainable…

Jeff Berta of Always Summer Herbs is presenting a free beekeeping seminar, “The Challenges of Raising Bees,” from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. today, Feb. 7, at the Grove City Agway store at 111 Breckenridge St.

SLIPPERY ROCK - Black American history as a social movement is something that is deeply rooted at Slippery Rock University, with the SRU first recognizing Black History Week in 1970 before it became a month-long celebration in 1983.

HERSHEY (AP) — The Pennsylvania State Police are asking for donated horses to join a Hershey-based mounted patrol unit. The agency on Wednesday issued a call for geldings between 5 and 15 years old. Officials say draft horses or draft-crosses are preferable. The 26-horse unit performs search…

JEFFERSON TOWNSHIP – Jacks-R-Wild Bar and Grille, 7253 W. Market St., Jefferson Township, faces a fine of $2,500 after an investigation by the state police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement.

  • By DAVID L. DYE Herald Staff Writer

HERMITAGE – After the second round of state mini-casino license auctions, an economic development authority in Mercer County says chances are still looking good for bringing a casino to the area.

GROVE CITY  – Grove City College’s Entrepreneurship program captured the United States Association for Small Business and Entrepreneurship Model Emerging Program Award in recognition of the College’s “bold and innovative” approach.

• The following local University of Akron students were named to fall 2017 dean's list by maintaining a semester GPA of 3.500 - 3.999, and being enrolled in 12 or more credit hours.